Prayer Calendar for July 2012 for Dean and Joan Chollar with CrossWay International and team
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July 1 – Pray for the 7 member team with Dave Smith in Kenya working with our Field Director, Ken Gatithi as they visit orphans and needy kids and some of our past well sites. Pray that they will have a good ministry of encouraging the lost and hurting.
July 2 – Pray for Francisco Caldera as he prepares to receive our team tomorrow and that all the preparation work will be done for a successful mission trip. Pray for his health too, as he has been quite sick.
(See his brochure here.)
July 3- Pray for our 11 team members headed to Nicaragua on July 3 and for all the various details in lining up such a trip. Pray for Robert Messier who oversees these details and also for Gary Jones who oversees the Pastors Conference.
July 4 – Celebrate with us the freedom we have in the USA to worship God and for great freedom in Nicaragua as we continue to minister this week in this country and reach out to the lost and hurting.
July 5 – Pray specifically for Gary Jones, Bruce McIntosh Michael Bannon and Dean who will be teaching at the pastors conference to around 50 pastors for 3 and a half days. Bruce serves as our Member Care Director and Gary has recently come on as our International Training Director.
(See Gary’s brochure here and Bruce’s brochure here)
July 6 – Pray for Robert and Ann Messier as they lead 7 of the 11 members of our team in various ministries in various locations as they hold evangelistic events, ministering to all but especially the women and needy kids. (See the Messier’s brochure here.)
July 7 – Pray for an interview that Dean will have with several new potential coworkers in Nicaragua to assist in some needed areas and that God will choose the right person to join our team.
July 8 – Pray for Merle Admire who gives sacrificially of his time and energy to oversee our water well drilling ministry. He returned recently from Nicaragua helping us get the well in Los Velasquez up and running and we hope to reap a larger harvest of souls for the Lord through all his efforts.
(See Merle’s brochure here.)
July 9 – Pray for our 11 member team as we head back to the USA from Nicaragua and that all catch their flights and have an opportunity to share the gospel in the airports and on the planes.
July 10 – Pray for the 500+ who trusted in Christ on Dean’s last trip to Kenya and special thanks to all of you on the successful drilling of this water well in Sigulu. Pray that the pastors in the area will follow up on these new believers.
July 11 – Pray for Ken and Winnie Gatithi as they continue to help oversee our ministry in Kenya in the care of 40+ blind kids and needy orphans. And also pray for our equipment needs in Kenya and now in Tanzania for our water well ministry. (for more on Ken and Winnie, click here. )
July 12 – Pray for a fruitful harvest from the well which should be completed by this date in Sanga Sanga, Tanzania and for Tony and Matt who are assisting us in its completion. (More on this later)
July 13 – Pray for God’s provision as we continue to receive more requests for water wells and the repair of wells that have broken in our active countries. (Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua, Tanzania and Ethiopia)
July 14 – Pray for Eric Long, a student from Liberty University, who is going for 2 weeks to assist Melaku Abebe with our various ministries in this country. Pray for a safe trip and that he makes all of his flights.
July 15 – Pray for Melaku (and Sosi) Abebe, our Field Director for Ethiopia as he handles a lot of ministry for us in this country. Our next big project is to start a school in Meki, The Way School for 60 needy kids and orphans. (See Melaku’s brochure here )
July 16 – Pray for Eric Long as they work together to get the school building ready for the Way Christian School mentioned above. For more on this school go to this Link.
July 17 – Pray also for Eric as he is young but full of enthusiasm and faith. This is his first mission trip and we are excited to see what God might teach him. (See his letter here)
July 18 – Pray for Isaac Zoedah and our ongoing ministry together in Liberia. He is overseeing our water well ministry and the care of orphans and needy kids. (See his brochure here)
July 19 – Pray for Geoffrey Ndungu, our Drilling Director in Kenya. He has been fighting a number of battles with our equipment and has everything up and running again.
July 20 – Pray for Tanzania and the water well ministry we hope to start in this country. We have been offered a very good price on a rig and air hammer and hope to purchase it soon for this country.
July 21 – Pray for our 40+ blind kids in Kenya as they face monthly needs of food, clothes and hygiene items.
July 22 – Pray for greater boldness on the part of all our team members and those going on mission trips. (Eph. 6:19,20)
July 23 – Pray for more laborers for our teams overseas and that God will bring just the right person to work alongside of us within the structure of maintaining good accountability.
July 24- Pray for Dean as he leaves for Liberia to give direction and oversight of our water well drilling ministry and our care to orphans and needy kids. Pray that Dean might use these ministries as a good platform for sharing the gospel as he has done in the past.
July 25 – Pray for many opportunities for each of us to share the gospel of God’s grace. This is the passion of CrossWay International. Pray that we stay focused!
July 26 – Pray for Dean as he and Isaac make a number of trips this week to visit water wells we have drilled and are drilling and also the orphans and needy kids under our care.
July 27 – Pray that we as believers would be clear in terms of sharing the gospel that it is by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone.
July 28 – Pray for the spreading of the gospel, that it would spread swiftly and be honored just as it is among us.
July 29- Pray for the safety of all those who are traveling and in harm’s way as they share the gospel of grace.
July 30 – Pray for our staff here in the USA and all our Directors and missionaries. Our team continues to grow for which we are very thankful.
July 31 – Pray for the salvation of someone you know and the concrete step you can take to share your faith with them.